This category lists matter pertaining to the Pulp and Paper industry in Sarawak and related matters, especially those related to the Borneo Pulp and Paper Industry.
How Ketuanan Melayu has dispossessed the Orang Asli
COMMENT: Malaysia is the Asia-Pacific’s “best model” in dealing with the rights of indigenous peoples – or so it is claimed. Last Saturday (incidentally the same day Dr Mahathir Mohamad launched the ......
02 Apr 2010
Sarawak Gone - The last forest communities
Sarawak Gone is an open licensed micro-docs series raising awareness to the persistent decline of indigenous life and culture in Sarawak, Malaysia. The series is presented by the Australian media ......
08 Mar 2010
Sarawak party leader calls on natives to fight for their rights
KUCHING, SARAWAK / MALAYSIA. In a remarkable interview granted to the Bruno Manser Fund, the new Sarawak leader of the People's Justice Party (PKR), Kuching-based lawyer, Baru Bian, has spoken out on ......
12 Jan 2010
Rengah Sarawak throws hypocrite award to WWF
Ops, we mean to say WWF-Malaysia, as if it is a different organisation to WWF all over the world, for signing an MoU with Ta Ann, one of the biggest Sarawak and International loggers and mono-crop ......
09 Dec 2009
Bakun dam to be much worse than PKFZ scandal
Nearly 50 years after independence for Sarawak, we see a comparison with the 'Highland Clearances' in Scotland during the 18th century when the highlanders were driven off their lands for ......
22 Sep 2009
Lack of political will to uphold rights of indigenous peoples
PRESS RELEASE: The Malaysian Bar is disappointed at the Government’s continuing lack of political will to promote and protect the welfare and rights of indigenous peoples throughout Malaysia. The ......
18 Sep 2009
Statement on Sexual Violence against Penan Women and the Situation of Indigenous Peoples in Malaysia
In the wake of the release of the report of the task force confirming allegations of sexual abuse of Penan women and girls, we – concerned citizens of this country – greet Malaysia’s 46th birthday ......
16 Sep 2009
Adat and Human Rights in Sarawak
Prior to the Brooke rule and subsequent colonial administration, the indigenous communities, particularly the Dayak groups of Sarawak, were governed by their own respective adat. Over time, this adat ......
15 Sep 2009
Why the Penan Blockades
A testimony by Harrison Ngau Laing, former Member of the Malaysian Parliament and now a native land rights lawyer based in Miri, Sarawak.
03 Sep 2009
Blowpipes thwart Borneo’s biofuel kings
HUNDREDS of Borneo tribes men armed with blowpipes are blockading roads in protest against companies they accuse of destroying their rainforests to grow oil palms for “green” biofuel, cooking oil, ......
30 Aug 2009